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Crush It For Cancer Game Set For Oct. 26

On Tuesday, October 20th the Minden Volleyball Team will be hosting a “Crush It for Cancer” Night during their matches with Adams Central.  The JV match will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the varsity match to follow beginning at approximately 7:00 p.m. All proceeds from the evening will go to four wo...

Application Deadline Is October 16 For Funding To Fill Irrigation Reuse Pits

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will provide cost-share assistance through its Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) to fill abandoned irrigation reuse pits in the watersheds of priority Rainwater Basin wetlands. Rainwater Basin Joint Venture partners have additional cost-s...

On A Mission: Ratka Shares His Memories Of Kenya Mission 2015

World news is full of stories depicting Kenya as a dangerous place. For one Minden resident, such tales weren’t enough to scare him away from reserving more than two weeks of his summer to help make life a little better in a foreign country. Tony Ratka spent a portion of his summer in Nairobi and ...

City Of Minden Receives CDBG Grant For Revitalization

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $1,965,290 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to 13 Nebraska communities to complete Phase I and II projects in the Downtown Revitalization category. These projects are designed to improve infrastructure and businesse...

Hands On Technology, Eyes On The Future At CLJ

Nebraska Public Power District is preparing a new educational program for students that will help connect curriculum and careers. NPPD Senior Education Specialist Chad Johnson brought the Pathways Program to C.L. Jones Middle School in Minden on September 25 as part of a trial run. “We have a new...

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Nebraska’s Golden Triangle Benefits Renewable Fuels

Nebraska’s economic prosperity is deeply rooted in agriculture. Very few states can stake claim to the high rankings and diverse production that Nebraska consistently maintains year after year. Besides...

Patriot Pen And Voice of Democracy

Area students have an opportunity to win awards and scholarships through two programs sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Ladies VFW Auxiliary. First, the Patriot’s Pen Essay contest provides...

Wilcox Erects Monument In Honor Of Veterans, Firemen

Directly following the parade at the Wilcox Fall Festival was the dedication of a veteran and firemen memorial. Talk of placing a monument in the town had been happening for several years before Don Fecht...

City Of Minden To Begin Water Distribution System Improvements

The construction of improvements to the City’s water distribution system will commence this week. Construction will start with the replacement of water mains along Brown Ave from Saint Clair St. progressing...

Council Tables Loan For Land Acquisition Request From CRA

Council Chambers were filled September 21 as the City Council met with all members present. Mayor Ted Griess began the meeting by encouraging everyone to support the Whippets at their Homecoming game against...

Ridder Begins At Minden Vision Clinic

Computer Classes Offered At Jensen Memorial Library

Minden Board Of Ed Approves Budget

Supervisors Pass 2015-16 Fiscal Budget

Council Approves Budget

City Council Focuses On The Water Project Bonding Request

Rowe Nature Retreat (RNR) And Rowe Adventures Owl Prowl

Former Minden Student Charlie Fobie Is Seeking Help For Medical Expenses

20 Year Milestone For Safety Day Course

Supervisors Hear Concerns Over Zoning, Hog Confinement


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Axtell Down Flyers

The Axtell Lady Cats volleyball team got back to its winning ways after dropping a home contest on Thursday to cap off homecoming on Friday hosting the Franklin Flyers. Axtell improved to 12-4 on the...

Falcons Fall To Mustangs

Silver Lake jumped on top of visiting Wilcox-Hildreth right away and steamrolled the Falcons 88-6 on October 2 in Bladen. W-H tastes defeat for the first time, sitting now at 4-1. The Falcons host McPherson...

Dawgs Defeat Dusters

The Minden Whippets volleyball team hosted its arch rival from Holdrege, the Dusters on September 29 in C.L. Jones Gymnasium. The Whippets picked up their 12th victory of the season winning in three straight...

Stangl Medals, Leads Minden Boys; Falcons Run Strong In Class D Race

The UNK Cross Country Invitational, usually a good precursor to the state meet a few weeks later, was held on September 28 in unexpectedly hot and humid conditions at the Kearney Country Club. Minden (Class...

Wildcats Defeat Franklin, 39-14

The Axtell Wildcat football team had no problem with the Franklin Flyers on Friday in its homecoming game getting its second win of the year with a 39-14 win over the Flyers. The Wildcats improve their...

Falcons, Cats Split At Southern Valley Tri.

Axtell Sweeps Elba In Three, Now 9-1

Lady Falcons Get Two Wins At Pleasanton

Whippet Golfers Win At Southern Hills

Whippets Fall To Holdrege

Gothenburg Defeats Minden In Five Sets

Whippet Cross Country Team Travels To Waverly Invitational

Cats, Falcons Play In Shelton Tri.

Falcons Win Two At Home

Lady Cats Top Loomis, Elwood